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Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Grand Remodel: The Construction Phase, week 26

This week our remodeling project passed final inspection! Moreover, the general contractor hauled off the last of the debris, had the port-a-loo taken away, and removed their scary-big sign from our front yard. Yes, quite relieving. In terms of construction, the new bathroom is officially functional with its new shower door and medicine cabinet.

The Grand Remodel: The Construction Phase, week 25

The 25th week of construction included more carpentry, final cabinetry bits, hauling off of more debris, and finishing of the white oak flooring.

The Grand Remodel: The Construction Phase, week 24

Finally, we had a week full of construction progress. Not finished, but getting close. Plumbing work brought us sinks, faucets, bathroom fixtures and a dishwasher. It’s great to have more than one working sink now, especially with all the counter space we have. More ways to wash things! More space for stuff! More than one […]

The Grand Remodel: The Construction Phase, weeks 22 & 23

The delays keep pouring in. Like a curve approaching its asymptote, our project ever so slowly nears its goal, over the exasperating, longer than expected passage of time. But I best leave disappointed reflection for a later entry, once the renovations are complete. Week 22 saw only one day where construction work occurred: Some cabinetry […]